Sahar Parsa (NYU)

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Sahar Parsa is an applied economist with interests in political economy and finance. Her research has investigated both the determinants of political and cultural institutions, and the consequences of these institutions. Her research interests have led her to a wide variety of settings, from economic history and politics to financial Read more…

Kwabena Donkor (Stanford University)

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Kwabena grew up in Accra, Ghana, before migrating to the US. He received a BA/MA economics degree from Hunter College, a Ph.D. in Agriculture and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley, and was a postdoctoral fellow at SIEPR.  Kwabena’s work combines theory, data, and field experiments to analyze the economic value Read more…

Laura Boudreau (Columbia Business School)

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Laura Boudreau is an Assistant Director at Columbia Business School.  Laura received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on working conditions, labor market institutions, and firm productivity in developing countries. She is especially interested in how the intersection of global supply chains with local institutions affect Read more…

Saurabh Bhargava (Carnegie Mellon University)

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Saurabh Bhargava is an Associate Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University, an academic affiliate of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, and the Founder and Co-Director of the BEDR Policy Lab. Saurabh's research area of Behavioral Economics broadly explores decision-making, and optimal policy design, in the contexts of health insurance, retirement savings, program take-up, unemployment, Read more…

Gautam Gowrisankaran (Columbia University)

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Gautam Gowrisankaran is an expert in industrial organization, healthcare economics, and energy and environmental economics. Professor Gowrisankaran has analyzed issues of market definition and market power, the competitive effects of mergers, and claims of attempted monopolization. He has also addressed allegations of tying, foreclosure, and other exclusionary practices arising in Read more…

Angelica Meinhofer (Cornell University)

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Angelica Meinhofer is an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Population Health Sciences. She specializes in health economics and applied microeconomics. Her research examines the impact of public health interventions and drug policies on the market for controlled substances using quasi-experimental methods and large administrative datasets (e.g. MAX/TAF Read more…

Sandy Black (Columbia University)

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Sandra E. Black is Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She received her B.A. from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.  Since that time, she worked as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and an Assistant, Associate, Read more…

Bohdan Kukharskyy (Baruch College)

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Bohdan Kukharskyy is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Baruch College. His research field is International Trade, with a particular focus on the analysis of global value chains and the organization of multinational firms across borders.

Elena Falcettoni (Federal Reserve Board)

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Elena is a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She is a structural microeconomist studying inequality, the U.S. health market, health care access, and affordable housing. She is also an expert in the debit card industry in the US as well as cross-border payments. She holds a Read more…